Economic Cooperation Organization

The ECO Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Huseyin Avni Bıçaklı held a bilateral meeting with Ms. Juliette Biao Koudenoukpo, Director of the United Nations Forum on Forests Secretariat (UNFFS), on the sidelines of the International Conference on Combating Sand and Dust Storms, on September 9, 2023, in Tehran.

The meeting expressed satisfaction about the recent interaction towards expanding collaboration between ECO and UNFFS. Exchanging views on the ways and means for closer cooperation towards promoting sustainable forest management in the region, reference was made to the possibility of holding joint workshops, especially to further familiarize the ECO member states with the work of the Global Forest Financing Facilitation Network (GFFFN).